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Faith Briefs Saturday, January 21

Women’s Auxiliary Convention today

EAST SPENCER — The Guiding Light Missionary Baptist Association will hold its Women’s Auxiliary Convention today at 10 a.m. Guest speakers will represent each association church and lunch will be served. The Rev. John E. Jones will moderate. The Guiding Light Convention Center is located at 308 Boundary St.

Tea canceled

Southern City Church’s HBCU Colors Tea has been canceled for today. The tea has been rescheduled for Saturday, March 11.

Mt. Vernon hosts women’s event today

Mt. Vernon is hosting an event for women today from 3-6 p.m. The theme for the event is “You Owe Yourself.” Planned activities include healthy snacking, yoga, facials, creative dancing and a song fest. For more information contact Rachel Hunter at 704-637-7192.

Organ Lutheran services in new church

Organ Lutheran Church, 1515 Organ Church Road, will have an 8:30 a.m. and a 10:30 a.m. worship service on Sunday. Both services will be in the new church. Tim Misenheimer will be providing the music for the early service.

Fairview Heights concludes anniversary services

EAST SPENCER — Fairview Heights Missionary Baptist Church will conclude its 16th pastoral anniversary observance for Pastor Clarence E. Marlin and First Lady Evangelist Cathye Marlin on Sunday. Guest speaker for the 11 a.m. service is Minister Michael Mitchell, associate minister of Southern City AME Zion Church (East Spencer). Dinner will be served at 1:30 p.m. in the fellowship hall.  Following the meal, service will resume at 3 p.m. when Dr. Clary Phelps of Gethsemane Missionary Baptist Church will speak.

Family and Friends day at Union Chapel AME Zion

LEXINGTON — Union Chapel AME Zion Church,  4329 Sowers Road, will celebrate Family and Friends Day Sunday beginning at 11 a.m.  Pastor  Rev. Dairl Scott Jr. will deliver the message. Lunch will be served afterward. The Rev. Jimmy Griffin of New Jersey AME Zion Church from Linwood will be the afternoon speaker at 3 p.m.

‘Mountain Top’ at Moores Chapel AME Zion

CLEVELAND — Moores Chapel AME Zion Church, 5890 South River Church Road, is hosting “Mountain Top Experience” on Sunday at 3 p.m. Various speakers will be presenting that day.  For more information, email cuthbertsons@bellsouth.net or call 704-278-2885. The Rev. Eddie Fortson is host pastor.

Anniversary at Disciples of God’s Tabernacle for Believers

ROCKWELL — The Disciples of God’s Tabernacle for Believers Ministry, 304 W. Main St., will celebrate its 15th anniversary on Sunday at 3 p.m. Guest speaker will be the Rev. Perry Dye, pastor of Henderson Grove Missionary Baptist Church of Salisbury. Reginald McConneaughey Sr. and Frenchie McConneaughey are pastor and co-pastor.

Halls Temple Church honors Margaret Turner

Halls Temple, N. Long St., will host its annual memorial service for Mother Margret Turner on Sunday at 3:30 p.m. All area and local churches are invited. The Rev. Louis Turner, the son of Mother Turner, will speak, with the Rev. E. Bruce as host pastor.

New Life Community Church revival

EAST SPENCER — New Life Community Church, 118 Heiligtown Road, presents Life Changers – Services to Empower, Inspire and Equip Women this Sunday  at 4 p.m. There will be inspiration, empowerment, and learning the necessary tools to equip yourselves for living a Kingdom life.  Assistant pastor LaJune Gray of Freedom United Church of God from Woodleaf will be the guest. Sponsored by the Women’s Fellowship Ministry of New Life Community Church.  For more information, call 704-641-4374.

Installation at First Reformed UCC

LEXINGTON— Rev. Elizabeth Parker Horton of First Reformed United Church of Christ will be installed Sunday, at 4 p.m., at the church on 104 East Center Street. The Rev. Beth Kennett, a UCC minister from the Center for Congregational Health, will bring the message and the charge for Rev. Horton and the First Reformed UCC congregation.

Everybody’s birthday celebration

MOCKSVILLE  — Piney Grove AME Zion Church will host its third annual Everybody’s Birthday Celebration on Saturday, Jan. 28 at the Davie County Senior Center, 278 Meroney St., from 6 p.m. until.

Tickets are available at the door, $10 for adults, $5 for children 10 and under. Dinner will be served along with gospel music by Echoes for Christ of Salisbury; Keith Holland and Friends in Christ of Salisbury; New Voices of Faith of Mocksville; and the Mighty Pilgrimaires of Cleveland.

For details call Rev. Darian Potts at 704-231-4828 or Brother Lonell Pruitt at 704-252-2044.

Oak Grove Mass Choir invites participants 

CHINA GROVE — The Oak Grove Mass Choir is hosting its 7th choir anniversary on Sunday, Jan. 29 at 3 p.m. All choirs, quartets and praise dancers are invited to join in the celebration.

The church is located at 1205 S. Main St. in China Grove and the host pastor is the Rev. Dr. Keith Curry.

With questions, email OakGroveBaptistChurch@windstream.net

Alpha Pregnancy annual Spring fund raiser

LEXINGTON — The Alpha Pregnancy Annual Spring Fundraising Banquet is Friday, Feb. 24 from 7-9  p.m. at the YMCA’s 119 West Third Event Center.  The guest speaker will be Dr. Dennis Swanberg, known to his national TV audiences as “The Swan.” He is a seasoned and witty  communicator. Tickets are $20 each. RSVP to 336-242-1218 for reservations. Sponsor tables for 8 guests are $250. Email alpha3@windstream.net for more information.


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